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Sep 5, 2010 10:00am EDT
that for over 23 years. that is what keeps me going. i used to tell my students all the time, what you choose to do is not nearly as important as that you get to do what you want to do. so make sure that you have what is necessary to get you there, and i believe the bottom line, always, is education. >> what brings you to this table? why do you care? >> like dennis, i went to school in a small town. 60 students graduated from my high school town. everybody went on to college. what makes me care is that this is america. i was not born someplace else, i was born in this country where it was possible -- i have had a good life, i have watched my family and friends have a good life. i want to be sure that other people in this country have as good a life as i do. >> i grew up 30 miles outside new york city, in a great school system where we had all the advantages. when i taught in new york city schools after words, i saw the difference, the tale of two cities, the difference between what i had and what i taught -- having to hoard pieces of chalk in order to actually write on the blackboards. thinki
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